How to craft useful, student-centered social media policies

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Whether your school or district has officially adopted social media or not, conversations are happening in and around your school on everything from Facebook to Snapchat. Schools must reckon with this reality and commit to supporting thoughtful and critical social media use among students, teachers, and administrators. The go-to method for guiding this practice is setting up district social media guidelines or policies.

Savvy #ISTE17 Interviews: BYOD ISTE Sessions for Tuesday

Teacher Reboot Camp

This year Cori helped oversee the BYOD sessions. Cori gives a quick overview of Monday’s BYOD sessions. I have included a list of BYOD sessions you could attend today, Tuesday, with times listed and room numbers. Tuesday BYOD Sessions. Social Media for the Library (B311). Conference Highlights #ISTE2017 #NOTATISTE byod edtech ISTE ISTE 2017

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How to Craft Useful, Student-Centered Social Media Policies

Graphite Blog

Whether your school or district has officially adopted social media or not, conversations are happening in and around your school on everything from Facebook to Snapchat. Schools must reckon with this reality and commit to supporting thoughtful and critical social media use among students, teachers, and administrators. The go-to method for guiding this practice is setting up district social media guidelines or policies.

How to Craft Useful, Student-Centered Social Media Policies

Graphite Blog

Whether your school or district has officially adopted social media or not, conversations are happening in and around your school on everything from Facebook to Snapchat. Schools must reckon with this reality and commit to supporting thoughtful and critical social media use among students, teachers, and administrators. The go-to method for guiding this practice is setting up district social media guidelines or policies.

How to Craft Useful, Student-Centered Social Media Policies

Graphite Blog

Whether your school or district has officially adopted social media or not, conversations are happening in and around your school on everything from Facebook to Snapchat. Schools must reckon with this reality and commit to supporting thoughtful and critical social media use among students, teachers, and administrators. The go-to method for guiding this practice is setting up district social media guidelines or policies.

10 Pros And Cons Of A Bring Your Own Device Scheme.

EdTech4Beginners

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) schemes have got more and more popular over recent years. Below I have listed 10 pros and cons of BYOD: PROS: 1) The devices are excellent learning tools which bring a lot to the classroom. 9) Work can be shared easily with classmates, parents and on social media; this gives children an audience. 5) BYOD leads to more copying and pasting. Do you have a BYOD scheme?

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I See Brilliant People – #ISTE2016 #iplza16

Kyle Pace

If you go to ISTE as part of a team from your school or district, it’s really easy to do the “divide and conquer” thing to get a wide variety of learning experiences whether that be the poster sessions (which were awesome this year), the BYOD workshops, the concurrent sessions, and even in the exhibit hall. ISTE is a conference that everyone interested in edtech should experience at least once.

4 Take Aways from ATLIS 2017

Indiana Jen

As they are repositories of information (social security numbers, credit cards, names and address, etc), schools need to be especially vigilant about the security of their systems. ” Information Technology is a community within a school that can staffed entirely by men, even when many EdTech faculty are women. For example, Margie Llines and Rurik Nackerud tackled Equity in BYOD. This is especially concerning when a school has a mandated BYOD program.

I See Brilliant People – #ISTE2016 #iplza16

Kyle Pace

If you go to ISTE as part of a team from your school or district, it’s really easy to do the “divide and conquer” thing to get a wide variety of learning experiences whether that be the poster sessions (which were awesome this year), the BYOD workshops, the concurrent sessions, and even in the exhibit hall. ISTE is a conference that everyone interested in edtech should experience at least once.

Edcanvas: The Art of Curating

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

With multiple options for sharing via social media and QR codes and embedding in Edmodo and created webpages, Edcanvas is ideal for sharing with other educators and students in 1:1 and BYOD classrooms. edtech #ELAFlip #flipclass BYOD Edcanvas edmodo paperless QR codes One of my favorite tools for curating resources is Edcanvas.

#ISTE2014 Use Twitter & Voxer when Travel Plans Go Awry

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Modern communication systems and social media provided transparency to our travels, reassuring a nervous mother that her daughter was in good hands as we left Atlantic City to catch a flight out of Philly. ISTE2014 BYOD edtech twitter Voxer

Digital Citizenship & Data Collection

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Students tracking their digital footprint could make for a horrifying or surprising project and very relevant in this world where social media puts one''s actions on full display. In thinking about Wordle for analyzing texts , students could complete similar steps for social network aggregation and create a word cloud of their Twitter tweets and blog posts by using Tagxedo or copy/pasting FaceBook status updates into Wordle.

Is #EdTech Really A Waste? 8 Lessons for The Uninformed

The Innovative Educator

3) Face-to-face interaction Vallance believes teaching is fundamentally a social activity. Read about the social media guidelines created by students and teachers for students and teachers here. 6) Social contexts Vallance says “If you’re lucky enough to have a good teacher and a motivating group of classmates, it would seem a waste to introduce anything that’s going to be a distraction from the benefits that kind of social context will give you.’’

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The Hottest Posts Everyone's Reading

The Innovative Educator

This post outlines the building blocks for BYOD success. Some of the other posts that round out the top include one that looks at 4 edtech tools I discovered at the #TLTechLive event as well as one that looks at using social media to improve events. Entry Pageviews 7 #BYOD Building Blocks for Success Oct 11, 2015, 3335 5 Free Digital Resources For #ELL #ESL #TESOL Stud. Oct 4, 2015, 3262 4 #EdTech Tools I've Never Used Before The #TLTech.

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The Innovative Educator - Untitled Article

The Innovative Educator

This post outlines the building blocks for BYOD success. There are a few more posts to round out the top including how to effectively use social media at events, why ignoring is not the only answer when it comes to bullies and tips for teens using social media. Entry Pageviews 7 #BYOD Building Blocks for Success Oct 11, 2015, 3305 4 #EdTech Tools I've Never Used Before The #TLTech.

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The Hottest Posts Everyone's Reading

The Innovative Educator

This post outlines the building blocks for BYOD success. There are a few more posts to round out the top including one that includes a lively debate on the pros and cons of attending school and another that explains how to effectively use social media at events. Entry Pageviews 7 #BYOD Building Blocks for Success Oct 11, 2015, 3316 5 Free Digital Resources For #ELL #ESL #TESOL Stud. Oct 4, 2015, 3156 4 #EdTech Tools I've Never Used Before The #TLTech.

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The Hottest Posts Everyone's Reading

The Innovative Educator

Entry Pageviews 7 Innovative #EdTech Practices You Can Implement a. Mar 15, 2015, 7006 7 Must-Haves for Teaching + Learning with #BYOD #B. Mar 22, 2015, 5226 7 Ways Social Media Has a Role in Education Mar 18, 2015, 3692 10 Reasons Cell Phones Should Be Allowed In School. Feb 16, 2013, 2717 #EdTech Companies Need to Be On Social Media, But. Here’s the roundup of what''s been popular on The Innovative Educator blog.

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What parents should ask teachers about technology

Ask a Tech Teacher

Teach digital citizenship is easily done either through dedicated platforms like Common Sense Media and Netsmartz , or a full-blown curriculum like this one from Structured Learning. If the school is a Bring-your-own-device (BYOD) set-up, what do they recommend? Does the school allow teachers and students to be friends on social networks? Ask teachers if they use social media with students and if so, how. Parents edtech

The Hottest Posts Everyone's Reading

The Innovative Educator

Entry Pageviews Screentime - Focus On Quality, Not Quantity Apr 12, 2015, 5211 7 Must-Haves for Teaching + Learning with #BYOD #B. Mar 22, 2015, 4090 Teacher Advice to Students On Social Media Use Apr 15, 2015, 3073 #Student Wisdom: Tech Doesn't Always = Innovation Apr 1, 2015, 2561 The Hottest Posts Everyone's Reading Mar 28, 2015, 1952 Finally - Laptops More Affordable Than Back to Sch. Mar 29, 2015, 1862 7 Innovative #EdTech Practices You Can Implement a.

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The Hottest Posts Everyone's Reading

The Innovative Educator

Entry Pageviews 7 Innovative #EdTech Practices You Can Implement a. Mar 15, 2015, 6520 7 Must-Haves for Teaching + Learning with #BYOD #B. Mar 22, 2015, 4443 7 Ways Social Media Has a Role in Education Mar 18, 2015, 3364 Finally! Feb 16, 2013, 2799 #EdTech Companies Need to Be On Social Media, But. Here’s the roundup of what''s been popular on The Innovative Educator blog. Below you’ll see the top posts along with the number of page views.

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Leading the Digital Transformation in Rural Districts During Crisis and Beyond

edWeb.net

While they may be proficient in using edtech, they don’t know how to create comprehensive lessons to use it in the classroom. Similarly, before the crisis all of the presenters were working with their boards and communities to show them edtech in a positive light and help them understand the importance of using tools in school that students will use in college and the workforce. edWeb Blog CoSN district leadership edtech rural districts Technology

Taking Student Voice Beyond The Classroom

techlearning

Fast forward six months, 4 student-led meetings, and over a dozen pitches later and FH Gizmos and Skype are joining forces on a new cooperative: We know student voice can revolutionize their learning, but can it revolutionize the edtech they use? Every company is a tech company now, influenced by the pervasiveness of the internet and social media. Just as importantly, the internet and social media provides a platform for students to drive change.

The Hottest Posts Everyone's Reading

The Innovative Educator

Entry Pageviews 7 Innovative #EdTech Practices You Can Implement a. Mar 15, 2015, 7399 7 Must-Haves for Teaching + Learning with #BYOD Mar 22, 2015, 6216 7 Ways Social Media Has a Role in Education Mar 18, 2015, 3842 10 Reasons Cell Phones Should Be Allowed In School. Here’s the roundup of what''s been popular on The Here’s the roundup of what''s been popular on The Innovative Educator blog. Below you’ll see the top posts along with the number of page views.

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The Hottest Posts Everybody's Reading

The Innovative Educator

Entry Pageviews 7 Innovative #EdTech Practices You Can Implement a. Mar 15, 2015, 7399 7 Must-Haves for Teaching + Learning with #BYOD #B. Mar 22, 2015, 6216 7 Ways Social Media Has a Role in Education Mar 18, 2015, 3842 10 Reasons Cell Phones Should Be Allowed In School. Here’s the roundup of what''s been popular on The Here’s the roundup of what''s been popular on The Innovative Educator blog. Below you’ll see the top posts along with the number of page views.

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The Hottest Posts of 2015 - Holiday Reading

The Innovative Educator

Overall the most popular posts were those relating to research, bring your own device, and harnessing the power of social media in general and Twitter in particular. I'm excited that as shared in #20 my district is among those embracing BYOD. 6843 7/15/2015 19 Flipping for New Chromebook for Today’s Classrooms 6442 7/29/2015 20 After the Cell Phone Ban - NYC Schools Launch #BYOD 6028 7/19/2015Roundup of the most popular posts in 2015 on The Innovative Educator blog.

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Looking Back At 2011 And Looking Forward To 2012

The Web20Classroom

For the past few years ( here and here ) I started a tradition (if we can call it that) where I look back at the year in #edtech and try to make predictions as to what''s going to take hold in the coming year. More Social Networking- This all boiled down to the continued growth of using Social Media and social networks for learning. BYOD- Many are exploring the idea of Bring Your Own Device as an alternative to purchasing devices for students.

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20 Transformational Formative Assessment Tools

Graphite Blog

With the increase in BYOD and 1-to-1 programs, the edtech market is abuzz with student response tools, online collaboration platforms, and other resources that gauge student understanding and foster collaboration. These social media-like platforms are great for extending classroom discussions and providing more thinking time for different learning styles. Formative assessment may not be new, but since technology came into the picture, it feels significantly renewed.

20 Transformational Formative Assessment Tools

Graphite Blog

With the increase in BYOD and 1-to-1 programs, the edtech market is abuzz with student response tools, online collaboration platforms, and other resources that gauge student understanding and foster collaboration. These social media-like platforms are great for extending classroom discussions and providing more thinking time for different learning styles. Formative assessment may not be new, but since technology came into the picture, it feels significantly renewed.

30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom

TeachThought - Learn better.

Increasingly formal use of social media by education institutions. The increasing potential to “start a business” that is entirely social and digital (which impacts the idea of a “job,” for example). Rapid change in the demands for media forms (e.g., blogs, social media, podcasting) to promote conversation and thinking around what’s possible in education. District-level BYOD programs.

3 Things for School Leaders to Consider During the Transition to Distance Learning

EdTechTeam

Be sure to consider everyone on your staff (ie, teachers, administrative assistants, media specialists, nutrition workers, nurses, counselors, custodians, etc). If you don’t have social media accounts for your school, this may be the time to move forward with creating them. Create videos and screencasts that you can send to your parents via email and/or post to your school’s website and/or on social media.

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6 Self-Care Strategies for School Leaders

EdTechTeam

How many of you wake up when your alarm goes off, grab your phone and the first thing you check is either your email or social media? **raises my hand** I’m guilty of it, too! Dr. Natasha Rachell, a passionate educator, is an alternatively certified high school science teacher turned edtech enthusiast! You’re taking care of the teachers. The teachers are taking care of the students. But who’s taking care of you?

Google Apps for Education Tips, Tricks, and our Favorite Chrome Extensions | #TechEducator 101

TeacherCast

Learn How to Create a Professional email signature that links to social media accounts. Information from A to Z on EdTech and teaching, it should you your go-to resource. Great February 15, 2015 by Fourth adventure from Canada Fantastic, excellent, Thank you Great edtech podcast February 15, 2015 by Corkforsam2012 from Ireland 10/10 Great site for help February 15, 2015 by Kellyam1 from United States Site is really good quick place to find help for teachers. Download.